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Minnie Mae Wood Hames
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Funeral services for Minnie Mae Wood Hames, 90, of Clarkesville, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Furman Lewis and Dr. Butch Franklin officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Hames died Sunday, March 2, 2014.

Born July 13, 1923, in Habersham County, she was the daughter of the late Mont and Lillie Mae Morgan Wood. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Claude A. “Pat” Hames; brothers, Ed Wood, Swain Wood, Bill Wood, Floyd Wood; and granddaughter, Sara Stephanie Jackson.

Mrs. Hames was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was a very dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker.

Survivors include her daughters, Susan Gail Rucker of Mt. Airy; Rebecca Joy Hames of Missouri; daughter and son-in-law, Kathy Beth Hames-Knott and David Knott of Lawrenceville; son-in-law, Hugh Rucker of Clarkesville; sisters, Lillie Merle Frye of Demorest, Lucille Anderson of Demorest; grandchildren, Jackie McLain, Megan Cleveland, Lannie Adams, Ashley Rucker; and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today, March 5, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the Hames family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.

The Northeast Georgian

Wednesday, March 5, 2014